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Bering Optics Prodigy Mini

The PRODIGY MINI is a thermal monocular made by Bering Optics.


The Prodigy Mini features a crisp 13mm f/1 objective lens focusing the available thermal radiation. The field of view on this thermal monocular is 17 by 13 degrees. It features a 2 times digital zoom to enlarge your subject. The eye relief distance is measured at 14mm.

Behind the lens of the Prodigy Mini you can find the (uncooled, 17 micrometer) 384 x 288 pixels thermal core refreshing the image at 50Hz. The thermal contrast (NETD) of this thermal monocular is <50mK.

The physical dimensions of this thermal monocular read 160 x 62 x 62mm (lwh) weighing in at 370 grams. This device is rated IP66. It handles dust, shocks and water (splashes). It's rated for operating in temperatures between -20°C and 50°C.

The Prodigy Mini is built to be used in scanning and surveillance, hunting adventures and police operations.


  • Rugged, compact and lightweight
  • 2X Digital Zoom
  • Fixed Focus objective Lens
  • Brightness adjustment
  • Battery lasts up to 15 hours
  • Black Hot, White Hot, Red Hot image polarity modes
Lens13 mm
Diopter adjustment-3 +4
Eye relief distance14 mm
Optical zoom1 x
Digital zoom2 x
FOV (h/v)17 ° / 13 °
Focus range3m to infinity
Thermal typeUncooled
Sensor resolution (h/v)384 pixels / 288 pixels
Pixel pitch17 µm
Sensitivity50 mK
Display resolution (h/v)720 pixels / 540 pixels
Refresh rate50 Hz
Image polarityBlack Hot, White Hot, Red Ho
Output screen colorFull color
Startup time4 seconds
Dimensions (l/w/h)160 mm / 62 mm / 62 mm
Weight370 g
Number of batteries1
Battery life15 hours
Law enforcement
Search & rescue
Fire fighting
Operating temperature-20 °C / 50 °C
Environmental ratingIP66